Take the last frame to Clarksville …

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Take the last frame to Clarksville … for the first time in over three decades, film has returned to the corner of Franklin and First! Sponsored by Planters Bank, with additional support provided by the Clarksville-Montgomery County Arts & Heritage Development Council, this film series features vintage flicks and modern classics, presented on Sunday afternoons in our 169-seat auditorium.

Admission is $5 (cash or check only). Tickets for each film go on sale one week prior to the showing and are available at the box office between 9:00am and 2:00pm, Monday through Friday. Any remaining tickets are available at the door one hour prior to showtime. Popcorn, assorted candy and bottled water are available as concessions.

 

Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters

 
After the members of a team of scientists (Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis) lose their cushy positions at a university in New York City, they decide to become “ghostbusters” to wage a high-tech battle with the supernatural for money. After stumbling upon a gateway to another dimension, a doorway that will release evil upon the city, the Ghostbusters must now save New York from complete destruction.

2pm October 7
 
Rating: PG
Running time: 107 minutes
Release year: 1984
Director: Ivan Reitman
Cast: Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis, Sigourney Weaver, Ernie Hudson
North by Northwest

North by Northwest

 
The master of suspense weaves his greatest tale! An ad exec, played by Cary Grant, pursues — and is pursued by — foreign spies, from New York to the top of Mount Rushmore in this monumental Hitchcock classic highlighted by the famed crop-duster sequence.

2pm October 14
 
Rating: NR
Running time: 136 minutes
Release year: 1959
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Cast: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Leo G. Carroll, Jessie Royce Landis
Frankenweenie

Frankenweenie

 
Young Victor Frankenstein (Charlie Tahan) is a science nerd and outsider at school, but he does have one good friend: his dog, Sparky. But then tragedy strikes, and Sparky shuffles off this mortal coil. Victor is heartbroken, but his science teacher (Martin Landau) gives him an idea of how to jolt old Sparky back to life. The experiment is successful, and all goes well, until Victor’s fellow students steal his secret and use it to resurrect other dead animals — with monstrous consequences.

2pm October 21
 
Rating: PG
Running time: 90 minutes
Release year: 2012
Director: Tim Burton
Cast: Charlie Tahan, Winona Ryder, Martin Landau, Catherine O’Hara, Martin Short
Hotel Transylvania

Hotel Transylvania

 
When monsters want to get away from it all, they go to Count Dracula’s Hotel Transylvania, a lavish resort where they can be themselves without humans around to bother them. On one special weekend, Dracula (played by Adam Sandler) invites creatures like the Invisible Man, the Mummy and others to celebrate the 118th birthday of his daughter, Mavis (Selena Gomez). However, an unforeseen complication unfolds when an ordinary human unwittingly crashes the party and falls in love with Mavis.

2pm October 28
 
Rating: PG
Running time: 91 minutes
Release year: 2012
Director: Genndy Tartakovsky
Cast: Adam Sandler, Selena Gomez, Andy Samberg, Kevin James, Fran Drescher
Pretty Woman

Pretty Woman

 
While on a business trip in Los Angeles, corporate raider Edward (Richard Gere) picks up a prostitute, Vivian (Julia Roberts), on a lark. After Edward hires Vivian to stay with him for the weekend, the two get closer, only to discover there are significant hurdles to overcome as they try to bridge the gap between their very different worlds.

2pm November 18
 
Rating: R
Running time: 117 minutes
Release year: 1990
Director: Garry Marshall
Cast: Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Hector Elizondo, Ralph Bellamy, Jason Alexander
Babes in Toyland

Babes in Toyland

 
Mary Contrary (Annette Funicello) is set to marry Tom Piper (Tommy Sands) when he is kidnapped by two goons working for the evil Barnaby (Ray Bolger), who wants to marry Mary for her inheritance. Instead of killing Tom as instructed, the pair sell him to Gypsies, which allows Tom to rescue Mary. Soon afterward, Tom and Mary encounter the odd Toymaker (Ed Wynn), who becomes a pawn in Barnaby’s new scheme.

2pm November 25
 
Rating: G
Running time: 106 minutes
Release year: 1961
Director: Jack Donohue
Cast: Ray Bolger, Tommy Sands, Annette Funicello, Ed Wynn, Henry Calvin
The Polar Express

The Polar Express

 
A doubting 8-year-old boy is whisked to the North Pole on a magical train for a meeting with Santa. Meanwhile, the train’s conductor, along with the other young passengers, help turn the boy’s crisis in faith into a wondrous journey of self-discovery.

2pm December 2
 
Rating: G
Running time: 100 minutes
Release year: 2004
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Cast: Tom Hanks, Nona Gaye, Peter Scolari, Leslie Zemeckis, Michael Jeter
Christmas Carol

Disney’s A Christmas Carol

 
Jim Carrey stars as Ebenezer Scrooge (and also plays the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future) in this adaptation of Dickens’ classic holiday tale about the value of generosity and the true meaning of Christmas.

6pm December 9
 
Rating: PG
Running time: 96 minutes
Release year: 2009
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Cast: Jim Carrey, Bob Hoskins, Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Leslie Zemeckis
Its a Wonderful Life

It’s a Wonderful Life

 
In Frank Capra’s classic holiday comedy/drama, an angel (Henry Travers) helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman, George Bailey (Jimmy Stewart), by showing what life would have been like if he never existed.

2pm December 16
 
Rating: PG
Running time: 129 minutes
Release year: 1946
Director: Frank Capra

 

Previously shown in our film series …

Last First Comic 88 Days in the Mother Lode Quiet Elegance Neon Struggle Tis the Season Honey I Shrunk the Kids The Land Before Time Cinderella The Lion King Elf A Christmas Story The Santa Clause National Lampoons Christmas Vacation Meet Me in St Louis Hocus Pocus The Addams Family Beetlejuice 2001 A Space Odyssey Close Encounters of the Third Kind Up Dirty Dancing Hook 101 Dalmatians Forrest Gump Steel Magnolias The Little Mermaid Kings Speech Aladdin Grease A League of Their Own Footloose Finding Nemo Easter Parade Willy Wonka Citizen Kane Beauty and the Beast Lord of the Rings Singin in the Rain Gone With The Wind Casablanca Toy Story Groundhog Day Mary Poppins Frozen Grinch White Christmas It's a Wonderful Life Raiders of the Lost Ark ET The Wizard of Oz Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein Hocus Pocus